Biography and History

Edward Le Roy Rice was an American entrepreneur, producer of minstrel shows, and dealer in theatrical memorabilia.

Source: From the finding aid for TC062

  • Federal Theatre Project Collection. 1935-1939 (inclusive).

    Call Number: TC015

    The Federal Theatre Project Collection consists of bulletins, reports, speeches, catalogues, play programs, information releases, notices and reviews, clippings, protest leaflets, performance details, and other materials of the Federal Theatre Project established by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression, with Hallie Flanagan as the national director.

  • Edward LeRoy Rice Papers. 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1916-1935 (bulk).

    Call Number: TC062

    Edward Le Roy Rice was an American entrepreneur, producer of minstrel shows, and dealer in theatrical memorabilia. His collection consists of correspondence, both business and personal, documents, miscellaneous material, and many newspapers and clippings regarding Rice's interests in radio, film, and theater.